News

ADATA Announces Prospector Series SSD's for CHIA Plotting

ADATA has just announced the Prospector 970 and 950 SSD’s with a focus on the high endurance demands of CHIA plotting. The Prospector 970 features 2TB of storage space with a Total Bytes Written (TBW) of 56,000 and has an MSRP of $1499.99. The Prospector 950 has a 1TB capacity and a TBW of 28,000 with an MSRP of $799.99. Both models are designed for continuous use and have a high Program-Erase (P/E) cycle rating. Below is ADATA’s official press release. Read More

XPG Starker Mid-Tower Case Review
Reviews

XPG Starker Mid-Tower Case Review

Today on the review table is the XPG Starker. A compact and versatile mid-tower chassis. While it is the smallest case offered by ADATA’s gaming division, XPG, there is still plenty of space for a multitude of components and various configurations. This is due to intelligently designed features and multipurpose plates included with the Starker. We will get into that and much more as we take a deep dive into what makes the XPG Starker so special. Read More

Reviews

XPG Defender Pro Mid-Tower Case Review

The XPG Defender Pro is a Mid-Tower chassis that offers enthusiast-grade performance with exceptional airflow and functionality. Designed to accommodate E-ATX motherboards, large graphics cards, custom water cooling, and plenty of RGB lighting, the Defender Pro is a gamer’s dream chassis. Positioned between XPG’s flagship chassis, the Battlecruiser, and its first offering, the Invader, the Defender Pro, provides all the premium features with a reasonable price tag. Read More

Cooling

XPG Launches Levante 360 All-in-One Liquid Cooler

Today, XPG Launched the second generation of its All-in-One liquid cooler, the XPG Levante 360. The new AIO uses Asetek’s 7th generation pump and a large 360mm radiator and a ‘thermally optimized’ copper plate with 0.15 mm-thin microchannels to dissipate the heat. XPG equipped the Levante 360 with three Dual Ring 120mm fans (40K hours at 40°C MTBF) to move air through the radiator. Each fan sports twenty RGBs along with the pump cap that is also lit up with RGB lighting. Read More

Memory

ADATA Spectrix D50 DDR4 Review

Born to serve the needs of high-performance computers, ADATA’s new XPG Spectrix D50 combines speedy XMP profiles with a stylish but subdued RGB design. We’ve recently seen companies pushing the limits of RGB memory modules, but ADATA took the D50 in a different direction focusing on aesthetics while not forgetting about performance and value. Read More

Reviews

ADATA Falcon and Swordfish NVMe SSD Review: Pushing the Price/Performance Boundary

In recent years, ADATA has gained recognition as one of the global leaders of DRAM memory and Flash application products. They recently launched two new fast PCI-Express x4 3.0 NVMe 1.3 drives, which push the performance per price boundary. The FALCON and SWORDFISH come in at just 13 and 12 cents per gigabyte respectively. Despite the remarkably low price, performance is still quite good. They even managed to include a stylish heatsink to help with thermal throttling and add a little bling to your build. Read More

System & Components

ADATA SE760 USB 3.2 Gen 2 External SSD Review

Today we’re reviewing one of ADATA’s new 1 TB blazing fast portable drives. We’ve seen 1 TB portable storage solutions and high-capacity USB flash drives before, but when it comes to raw transfer speeds they often leave us wanting more. The ADATA SE760 solves this problem by delivering NVMe performance with a USB Type-C interface. With a sequential read speed of 1,000 MB/s and compatibility on Windows, Mac OS, Android, Xbox One, and PS4 consoles, this new breed of portable storage strikes a balance between portability and raw transfer speed. Read More